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Feb 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
for a crackdown on china to stop its cyberattacks against the u.s. a report blamed the chinese mystery for stealing information from government agencies. today, congressman mike rogers of alabama called for the indictment of chinese hackers and for sanctions. he says china is not facing consequences. >> they use their military and intelligence structure to steal intellectual property from american businesses and european businesses and asian businesses, repurpose it, and then compete in the national market against the united states. >> china denies any wrongdoing. >>> back to our continuing coverage on the selection of a new pope. cardinal peter turkson of ghana is considered one of the top contenders. one book maker has him as the favorite. if he is selected, he would be the first black pope and a rare non-european. new york physician dr. joe marada is a friend of his. >> he has told me that i need to understand that the church is thousands of years old, that change and adoption of new ideas in the church, by necessity, takes place very, very slowly. >> turkson is the president of the
Feb 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
and china town. one group says they shouldn't do this. >> they need to be concerned and maybe be concerned about rationing back some of their activities. >> the post office said the conference in san francisco will make money by creating future business and new sales lead. the postal service said they would have to pay for golfing and will shoulder other costs. >> reporter: organizers said it is designed to educate businesses about the services and products that are offered by the u.s. postal service. they earn $73,000 for every dollar they spent to send employees to a similar conference last year. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco's bomb squad shut down the financial district after a report of a suspicious package. it came in from the wells fargo headquarters leading to the closure between california and sacramento street at 8:00 a.m. this morning. they determined there was no threat and gave the all clear this afternoon. >>> in the south bay, we have learned that search and rescue crews have just retrieved the body of a hiker who died after falling off a cliff. ktvu
Feb 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
a look at the weekend with a chance of a sprinkle. >>> two days from now, san francisco china town will usher in the year of the snake. rob roth joins us live with why the rout is different this year. >> reporter: we're under the rotunda here in city hall where a celebration is about to begin. about 200 people are expected at the lunar year kick off. mayor lee is expected to speak and we're also expecting lion dancers. the massive chinese new year parade is set for sunday night and there's still a lot of work to do to get ready. for this crew of float builders it's the home stretch. they are preparing the last of the 24 float that is will highlight this year's chinese new year parade the biggest outside of china. the float builders reported being way behind schedule but now are planning to build way more floats. >> those are massive amounts to buy. and to actually put on the float. so you never know if you have enough until you get down to that last little golden coin. >> reporter: one unique coin still under construction is an oil pump. during the parade, someone will be inside th
Feb 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
disinfecting products. >>> in many parts of china, employers lure kids by using forged documents then the young workers are not allowed to leave. hp's new standard requires standard for students and their right to leave at any time. >>> another contra costa restaurant closed, patrons sick. what health officials say was on the plate. >>> fighting litter with kids and a new plan. a new plan inspired by a whiff. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> recapping the three big stories we've been following for you all day. a san jose man is behind bars after authorities say he tried to blow up a bank. he tried to blow up the b of a with what he thought was a bomb. turns out the person he was building that bomb with was an fbi agent. leneza is a devout muslim who thought he was doing there to honor ala. >>> officers say 32-year-old anthony lam
Feb 19, 2013 5:00pm PST
the allegations. they say that china is also a victim of cyber attacks that have originated in the united states. >>> we all know the dangers of lasers pointed at pilots but did you also know that pointing a laser on people on the ground can be very dangerous and cause serious damage. that's happening more than you might think. david stevenson reports. >> reporter: thompson spends long hours in front of a monitor designing computer graphics. thompson and other passengers boarded a smaller sailboat for a sunset cruise. he says someone in an apartment building .25-mile away began hitting the boat with a laser. >> i felt like a sering -- searing like you get burned really quickly. >> it apparently is permanent. it cannot heal itself. >> reporter: while a typical laser pointer is only about .001 as powerful. because the laser light is so concentrated. it's effects on the eye is 10,000 times more powerful than the bulb. increased incidents in which lasers are pointed at aircrafts temporarily blinding the pilots. it's a felony with fines of $100,000 per incident. the limit is set at five millowats. t
Feb 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
. the 2008 earthquake that hit china killed more than 87,000 and the tw 2005 earthquake in pakistan claimed 86,000 lives. >>> congressional sources say boeing is proposing a long term solution for the battery problems that have led to the grounding of its entire fleet of 787 dream liners. boeing ceo plans to present the fix to the head of the faa today. it would involve beefing up the ceramic insulators and placing the cells in a most robust containers. >>> an hour long stand off ended this afternoon with a man surrender. the man began breaking windows and said he had a gun. officers closed west mcarthur between market and san pablo and evacuated some buildings in that area. after an hour they convinced the man to give up and took him into custody. no word on what led to his erratic behavior. >>> an italian newspaper is raising some questions about the resignation of pope benedict xvi. documents depicted black male, corruption and homo sexual tex taking place in the vatican. the church is dismissing the claims. >> i think our people are sophisticated enough to read through that and say that
Feb 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
in a fireworks warehouse in china. firefighters say the fire actually started in a candle company on the third floor of the building and that it spread down to the ground floor where all the fireworks were stored. firefighters say it took about four hours to put out the flames, but no one was hurt. >>> and in russia, famous french actor girard depardieu took part in a ceremony where his passport was stamped with his new russian address. vladimir putin granted depardieu depardieu -- >>> a terrible tragedy. isabelle perez was shot in the head by her mother, who shot and killed her two other children in denver earlier this month. isabelle survived the shooting, but was in a coma for more than a week. today, the toddler is opening her ice, breathing on her own, even talking a little. doctors shared a letter written by family members. >> isabelle is a miracle. she is a testament of strength and the resiliency our children can show during adversity and tragedy. >> the family added that it is grateful for the prayers and support it's received from around the world. >>> our coverage continues on the c
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